David B. Hill Papers 1885-1910

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David B. Hill Papers 1885-1910

1885-1910

New York State Governor, 1885-1891; U.S. Senator, 1891-1897. Collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence (chiefly political), legal papers and memorabilia.

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